Nightlife in South Elgin

$39 for Date Night with Two Movie Tickets and $100 eGift Card ($124 Value*)

Ultimate Date Night Package

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Create your own ultimate date with movie tickets and a $100 eGift Card for dinner

$124 $39

The Dancing Horses from September 1 through October 30

The Dancing Horses

The Dancing Horses Theatre

Equestrians & various horse breeds do a Vegas-style performance, followed by an exotic bird show featuring Echo from America’s Got Talent

$37.50 $18

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

Movie Theater Ticket Subscription Plans from MoviePass (Up to 37% Off). Four Options Available.


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Smartphone app lets users reserve movie theater tickets at major theaters nationwide, saving them time and money

$17.99 $12.99

Improv-Comedy Show with Popcorn (Through January 28)

Laugh Out Loud Theater Schaumburg

Laugh Out Loud

Improvisers perform shows with spontaneous scenes, games, and songs

$22 $11

Halloween Bar Crawl on October 28 or 29 or Trolley Bar Crawl: Crawl-o-ween on October 29, at 8 p.m.

Halloween Trolley Bar Crawl or Halloween Bar Crawl: Crawl-o-ween

Multiple Locations

Don creative Halloween costume, then walk or hop on a trolley to hit Chicago bars featuring drink specials, scavenger hunts, and prizes

$17.36 $8

"A Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

Standup or Improv Comedy Show at The Comedy Shrine Theater through January 28

The Comedy Shrine

The Comedy Shrine Theater

Comics and resident improvisers fill standup showcases and a flagship show of short-form improv a la Whose Line Is It Anyway?

$20 $10

Murder-Mystery Dinner for One or Two at The Murder Mystery Co. (Up to 50% Off)

The Murder Mystery Co.


Interactive murder mystery dinner starring professional actors testing guests’ sleuthing skills throughout a three course meal

$60 $29.99

"Hip Hop Nutcracker" on Friday, December 9, at 7:30 p.m.

Hip Hop Nutcracker

Rosemont Theatre

A dozen dancers pair with a DJ and electric violinist to put an explosive hip-hop spin on this holiday classic

$42.55 $25

25% Cash Back at Duffy's Tavern and Grille

Duffy's Tavern and Grille

North Side

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$0 $0

Groupon Exclusive: Girls Night Out The Show with Meet and Greet on (November 15 or November 17)

Girls Night Out The Show

Multiple Locations

Muscle-bound hunks unleash ripped abs and sexy dance moves in a tantalizing evening of girls’ night out fun; meet and greet included

$45 $30

America's Baking and Sweets Show on Friday, November 11, at 10 a.m.

America's Baking and Sweets Show

Schaumburg Convention Center

My Cupcake Addiction mastermind Elise Strachan headlines a weekend of sweets, classes, and demos

$26 $15

General, VIP, or VIP Admission with a Drink to Laugh Factory Chicago Weekend or Tuesday-Night Comedy Shows

Laugh Factory

Laugh Factory

Legendary standup-comedy venue hosts some of the best local and touring comedians around during weekend and Tuesday night comedy shows

$10 $7

Toby Love and Judy Santos on October 27 at 8:30 p.m.

Toby Love

Rio Chicago

Bachata superstar Toby Love reconnects with his former Aventura collaborator Judy Santos, along local producer DJ Extreme, for Bachataween

$26.62 $19

25% Cash Back at Weather Mark Tavern

Weather Mark Tavern


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$0 $0

20% Cash Back at Graffiti Chicago

Graffiti Chicago

Near North Side

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20% Cash Back at Red Star Cocktail Lounge

Red Star Cocktail Lounge


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Laugh Out Loud Chicago Improv-Comedy Show Through January 28

Laugh Out Loud Chicago

Laugh Out Loud

Improvisers perform both family-friendly and adults-only shows with spontaneous scenes, games, and songs

$20 $10

"Thrones! The Musical Parody": A Parody of "Game of Thrones" (October 12-October 30)

"Thrones! A Musical Parody"

Apollo Theater

This send up of the HBO phenomenon puts a humorous, musical spin on the world of Westeros, including spoilers all the way through Season 6

$59.75 $18

Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: "The Two Man Group" - Friday November 11, 2016 / 7:30pm

Batavia Fine Arts Centre

Big Woods Marmion

$57 $34.75

Movie with Popcorn and Drinks for One, Two, or Four at Village of Bensenville (Up to 50% Off)

Village of Bensenville


Guests grab buckets of popcorn and large sodas before heading into intimate twin theaters to view recent releases

$22 $12

A Nightmare on Hubbard Street-The 5th Annual River North Halloween Costume Bar Crawl on Saturday, October 29, at 12 pm

A Nightmare on Hubbard Street – The 5th Annual River North Halloween Costume Bar Crawl

Bar Louie

Annual Halloween-themed bar crawl weaves through River North, with drink specials, live DJs, and a costume contest along the way

$27.95 $15

Two, Four, Six, or Nine Tickets to XD Adventures 9D Virtual Reality Interactive Cinema Ride (Up to 43% Off)

XD Adventures 9D Virtual Reality Interactive Movie Ride

XD Adventures 9D Virtual Reality Interactive Cinema Ride

Prepare for revolutionary and next-generation nine-dimensional cinema rides that offer a remarkably intense and extreme experience

$48 $32

Sugar Brown Burlesque: The Diaries of a Submissive on October 29 or 30 at 8 p.m.

"Sugar Brown Burlesque: The Diaries of a Submissive"

Humility Gallery

Sugar Brown explores her newly submissive side through lusty yet elegant choreography and poetry

$43.19 $20

"HUNKS" The Show Male Revue at Feeling Lucky Lounge on October 27 at 8 p.m.

"Hunks The Show"

Feeling Lucky Lounge

The HUNKS production is an electrifying, high-energy performance showcasing some of the sexiest men alive as they sing, dance, and strip

$24.64 $12

Rewind Convention - Fri, Nov 11 Through Sun, Nov 13, 2016

Hilton Indian Lakes Resort

South Itasca

$57 $9.50

The Second City Presents Urban Twist for Two (October 14–December 16)

Second City Diversity and Inclusion presents: "Urban Twist", a hip sketch comedy revue featuring Bob Curry Fellows

The Blackout Cabaret - 2nd Floor Pipers Alley

The famed Chicago institution presents a night of political satire and sketch comedy written and performed by a diverse cast

$32 $16

Two Well Drinks and $10 in Tokens at Emporium Arcade Bar (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Emporium Arcade Bar

Multiple Locations

Visitors juggle drinks and joysticks at the arcade bar’s two locations, where vintage video games and pinball tables abound

$20 $11

$15 For $30 Worth Of Casual Dining

Grover's Bar & Grill

Hyde Park

$30 $15

Select Local Merchants

  • Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant
    Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant serves tasty American-style cuisine. Gather the whole family for a trip to this restaurant — everyone will find something to like (even the pickiest little eater) on the menu here. Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant's outdoor seating is available during the warmer months. Stay in the loop (and online!) by tapping into Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant's free wifi hotspot. Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant draws a crowd with performances from live DJs. Weekend diners, beware! The restaurant is busiest on Friday and Saturday, so getting seated will take some time. For those in a hurry, the restaurant lets you take your meal or snack to go. Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant is close to multiple parking options. If you don't want a night that will cost you an arm and a leg but you do want a delicious meal, come to Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant. A hearty salad, juicy burger, or classic chicken — all of your favorite American dishes will be made fresh when you head to Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant. For a casual American classic, Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant will serve you up a delicious meal in South Elgin. Make your way over to the highly-rated Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant and taste your way through some great American dishes.
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  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    For wings with a ton of zest, South Elgin's Buffalo Wild Wings has got you covered. Don't go thirsty during dinner! This restaurant also offers a splendid drink list featuring wine, beer, and more. This restaurant is great for families with kids. Buffalo Wild Wings offers discounted prices on food and drinks during happy hour. Don't go off the grid! With the free wifi at Buffalo Wild Wings, you can surf the web and get some work done. Those with sensitive ears may want to stay away from this restaurant, though, as it can get quite loud. Prepare to face the crowds if you visit on the weekend — Friday and Saturday are Buffalo Wild Wings' busiest days. Diners who appreciate a no-frills environment come to Buffalo Wild Wings in jeans and a hoodie. Need to get out of the house? Order and pick up from this restaurant. Drivers will find quick and easy parking just around the corner from Buffalo Wild Wings. Buffalo Wild Wings is a prime location for cyclists to park their bikes and enjoy a bite to eat. Meals at Buffalo Wild Wings are incredibly tasty and reasonably priced around $30. Duck into Buffalo Wild Wings for a quick bite and excellent wings.
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  • The Village Squire
    South Elgin's Village Squire's classic Greek dishes will take you back to the old world. Village Squire serves food that not only tastes great, but is low in fat and gluten-free. Find time to peruse the wine list here — this restaurant offers a variety of drink options. Let the kids come too! Little ones love the food and atmosphere at this restaurant just as much as their parents do. Bring your laptop here and tap into the complimentary wifi. Reserve a table in advance and get seated when you're ready. Comfort is prioritized at Village Squire, where business casual is the name of the (dress code) game. No time to sit down? No worries! This restaurant offers a take out option so you can grab your food on the go. Get in and out of the car quickly with no-hassle parking located all around the restaurant. Commute by bike to Village Squire and find easy bike parking. Meals at Village Squire are moderately priced — most diners spend about $30 per person. Get ready to chow down on some delicious Greek food when you make your way over to Village Squire.
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  • Mary's Corner Tap
    Craving finger food? Head to South Elgin's Mary's Corner Tap and chow down on classic pub fare. Mary's Corner Tap offers a new take on healthy dining. Mary's Corner Tap is surrounded by endless parking options. Prices are downright affordable at Mary's Corner Tap, with most items well under the $15 mark. Isn't it time to go to a pub that doesn't take their food lightly? Mary's Corner Tap makes tasty bites that maximize the meaning of indulgence.
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  • Johnny's 3rd Rail Pub
    Chow down on all of your pub favorites at Johnny's 3rd Rail Pub. Johnny's 3rd Rail Pub is a fine restaurant for those with large and small parties. Enjoy the quick and painless street parking at Johnny's 3rd Rail Pub. For an indulgent meal of classic pub food, Johnny's 3rd Rail Pub is the place to bring your best buds for a night out.
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  • Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon
    Sizzling steaks served hot off the grill are prepared just the way you like them at Lone Star Steakhouse — come see what all the five-star hype is about and see if this steakhouse is right for you. Gluten-free and low-fat are not one in the same, but this place serves them both. TVs are also on hand in the bar to keep up with the latest scores. Take the kids along too — this bar is a great spot for families with food that even little ones will love. Birthday, engagement or baby shower, celebrate any exciting moment with all your loved ones at Lone Star Steakhouse. Get online for free courtesy of Lone Star Steakhouse's wifi. Reservations are offered, so call ahead to lock down your table. Whether you're coming from work or a ballgame, the dress code at laid-back Lone Star Steakhouse is come-as-you-are. You can also grab your food to go. At Lone Star Steakhouse, drivers will appreciate the ample parking options in the area. Lone Star Steakhouse is serving up five-star food at a reasonable price. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all on Lone Star Steakhouse's menu — you can stop by whenever the moment's right for you. For that extra special sizzle, it doesn't get much better than an all-star steak dinner at Lone Star Steakhouse. So treat yourself to a nice dinner for a change and indulge in a tasty steak from Lone Star Steakhouse.
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